Google Wallet

With the anticipated launch of the Galaxy Nexus from Verizon, it can only be expected that interested parties will be eager to find what sort of applications will be available on the device.... Unfortunately, Verizon has requested Samsung to block the ability of mobile payments through the highly useful Google Wallet app. When asked why, Verizon refused to further comment on this unexpected...

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If you own a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 running on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread DDKQ5 or DDKQ6 version, you can now easily root your device. If you are unsure what version your phone is running,... you can verify by heading to Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version, in which you can find valuable information on what type of firmware version your device has.

What is Rooting?

For...

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Along with the iPhone 4S, voice recognition software Siri was launched recently, and it has definitely become the talk among smartphone users. Of course, Android also has something for its fans.... There are Vlingo and iris, which are more or less the same as Siri. The two apps take voice commands, allowing users to use their device without any physical contact with the phone.

Now, here is an...

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If you’re a person with big, stellar ideas, your mind’s wheels always seem to be a-turning. Having a pen and paper handy might have offered you some comfort, and the pen-and-paper tandem... can be useful for when you just want to scribble down that fleeting, elusive thought, or for when you need a blank canvas to to help you jot things down and get organized or, well, for when you’re j...

Android instagram

There will be a time where you will feel envious of iPhone users posting pictures they’ve taken with Instagram, an iOS app that allows users to take pictures, apply the filter of their choice, and share it to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. If you are a die-hard Android fan, you’ll know that there’s no Android version of the said app but the good news is, there are alternative apps that you could download for your Android Device.

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Fructel, a gaming peripheral company from Sweden is introducing a new way to play games on your smartphone. Here comes Gametel – a console-style... wireless Bluetooth controller that turns your Android smartphone and tablet into a portable gaming console.

Gametel is compatible with Android 2.1 (Éclair) devices and once paired, it automatically connec...

SportTV

Living in a state where there are no professional sports teams and the college football teams are less than impressive, a Bostonian has limited options when Sunday rolls around in New Mexico.

Sport... TV NFL App by SportOnNet has literally changed my life when it comes to game days and viewer mobility. Last weekend, I enjoyed a classic Patriots victory displayed on a LCD TV via my Android device and the live str...

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Many of you have heard in the news that a hidden application, known as Carrier IQ, is stored in over 140 million smartphones. This includes Android, Blackberry and... iOS devices. Android developer Trevor Eckhart has posted a video in YouTube showing users that the application simply logged almost everything performed on the device.

The 25-year old presented...

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Google’s iconic smartphone, the Samsung Nexus S, is now finally getting the royal treatment as Samsung will soon be rolling out the official Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) upgrade for the device.... As we wait for the official update to be released, we’ve managed to stumble upon a leaked version of Android’s latest offering for the Nexus S.

As a precaution, this is not the official...

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Even with all of the maps and directories now a days, people still manage to get lost- indoors! No pointing fingers, but you know who... you are. And to be fair, some malls, airports, and large stores (take IKEA for example) are near impossible to navigate through. This is why Google Maps for Android now enables you to figure out where...